Russian railway troops to date, has completed more than 60% of the excavation works for the construction of the railway section zhuravka-Millerovo to bypass the territory of Ukraine, told reporters Deputy defense Minister General Dmitry Bulgakov, who came in fifth with a working visit to Voronezh region to monitor progress in the construction of the road.
In accordance with the decree of the President of the Russian Federation Railway troops tasked with the construction of the roadbed of the new railway track in the direction of zhuravka-Millerovo. Double-track electrified railway track began to build on the specified area after the deterioration of relations with Ukraine in 2014. The road would connect the Voronezh and Rostov regions and unload the existing highway. The customer of construction of the highway is RZD. Railway troops perform works from the 11th to the 31st kilometer, is other parts of build a civic organization.
"as of August 22, railway troops Soldiers have completed more than 60% of the volume of all earth works," said the first day of the weekend-the Deputy head of the Ministry of defence, Recalling that the original scope of work was $ 3, 5 million cubic meters, and subsequently it increased to 4, 5 million.
"at the moment the amount of work done is about 2, 5 million cubic meters," - said Bulgakov, noting also that the first day of the weekend at the headquarters of the construction, he will hold a meeting on the process of works on the section of railway from eleven to 31 km, with the participation of designers, customers and subcontractors.
Deputy head of the Ministry of defence informed that the route of the railway construction on the plot zhuravka-Millerovo during the works found 7 German aerial bombs of world war II, they were already destroyed." Deadly findings - German bombs weighing 50 to 100 kg each, extracted sappers and handed over to the representatives of the MES, which destroyed them by controlled explosion, " - said Bulgakov.